Sustainable Finance and Investment

A crisis is coming - 4 steps to address Africa’s urgent financing needs

Facing compounding issues, many African countries are at risk of debt distress and need finance support. Image: Avel Chuklanov/Unsplash

Caroline Kende-Robb
Senior Adviser, African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET)
Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Development Finance is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Sustainable Finance and Investment

Listen to the article

A period of prolonged global stagflation is likely, and African countries are at risk.
A period of prolonged global stagflation is likely, and African countries are at risk. Image: International Monetary Fund


What is the Forum doing to improve the global banking system?

Have you read?


Who are the collaborating partners in this SGB Financing Initiative?

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Sustainable Finance and InvestmentDevelopment FinanceSDG 08: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.


Banking Crisis: What is a Bank Run, Contagion, and Credit Risk?

Huw van Steenis

January 23, 2023

About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum